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Michigan Beachtowns


The 7 Beachtowns of Michigan are sparkling gems along a 200-mile stretch of the state's sandy Lake Michigan shores. Plan your getaway to Grand Haven, Holland, South Haven, St. Joseph, Muskegon, Silver Lake Sand Dunes and Saugatuck

Each town has its own vibe and unique attractions, but all boast pristine miles of sugar-sand beaches and spectacular sunsets. You will be charmed by these quaint towns as  you relax on a vacation getaway or travel along the historic West Michigan Pike.

Relaxing, carefree days are still primetime here, or you can hike towering dunes, enjoy authentic shopping and dining, take in the natural wonders, visit a farm market, and explore art and culture as you make your way through Michigan's Beachtowns.

Michigan's Beachtowns along the Historic West Michigan Pike

You will be charmed by these quaint towns as  you relax on a vacation getaway or travel along the historic West Michigan Pike

Audio courtesy of Travel Michigan


The Holland Farmers Market is located at the Eighth Street Market Place in Downtown Holland and is home to over 90 vendors throughout the season.  Visit

Grand Haven

The Grand Haven boardwalk is a scenic route along the Grand River channel ending with a spectacular view of Lake Michigan from the pier. Visit


Visit the charming and historic downtown shopping districts in Saugatuck and Douglas, filled with art galleries, boutique shops, and amazing restaurants. Visit

Shopping Saugatuck and Douglas

Don't miss out on all the coasters and waterslides when you Visit Muskegon! Michigan's largest amusement and water park, Michigan's Adventure, offers two parks for one low price. Visit

Michigan's Adventure Amusement Park
St. Joseph

Voted one of top 10 communities by the Fine Living Channel, St. Joseph is for boating fanatics. Enjoy spectacular sunsets, ample shopping and fun festivals during your Michigan boating vacation. Visit 

Silver Lake Sand Dunes

Our lofty, 2,000-acre sand mountain separates miles of Lake Michigan shoreline and the 690-acre inland Silver Lake. Visit

South Haven

Combining unspoiled beach beauty with old-fashioned charm, South Haven offers an idyllic lakeside escape. Enjoy an excursion out on our resident tall ship, Friends Good Will. Visit

Friends Good Will